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    November 15, 2012
    5:30 - 6:00am EST  

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>> exactly cold out there this morning charlie. out and about make sure you grab the big coat once again like you did yet. the temperature in ricerstown at 3-degrees and steves vim 40- degrees this morning. still making it feel colder than it actually is morning and we have a slight windchill. we look at maryland's most powerful radar this morning, and we do have all the sweeps on scanning the skies. not a whole lot to scan on the radar side. but we are picking up some clouds this morning. those clouds will be with us as peeks of some sunshine in here but more clouds with that temperature coming in at 48 degrees. 32dy tonight and continued cold and here's the warmup. the slight one into tomorrow. but those temperatures still well below average. this is a check of the seven day forecast for you. as we already have wednesday, the travel day in here. and thanksgiving will be on the map as we talk about tomorrow. i'll have those updates coming up but right now a check of the traffic with lauren cook. good morning. good morning lynn it. had to believe thanksgiving already. this morning we have a crash in we head throughout the day but we will get a few peeks of sunshine here just not the brilliant sunshine that we saw tomorrow. as we go through the morning hours, like around 10:00, we'll be right around 43. and by lunchtime, that temperature coming in at 47 degrees. make sure you bundle up that high today only 48. let's get a check now of the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. good morning. we have a crash to tell you about in west baltimore. this is right on glen falls parkway at windsor mill road. west baltimore right on glen falls parkway at windsor mill road. if you are using 83 as we check in and take a live look up in hunt valley everything moving right along here at shawan road. no delays right now heading down to 695. and it will remain clear on to the jfx. normal conditions right now just 11 minutes southbound from 695 to fayette street. now if you are traveling the beltway, the good news will continue. no problems to report on the outer loop from 795 down to 70.
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if you are traveling through the tunnels everything is up to speed. no delays whatsoever. as far as the justification is concerned as we -- jfx is concerned as we check in and take aloof hook north of 695, everything moving right along. no delays right now heading downtown. as far as 695 is concerned, as we check in and take a look at the abc2 timesaver traffic dry times no problems to report on the outer loop from 95 all the way up to 83. just 11 minutes and conditions nice and clear over on the west you're looking at a nine minute ride. and on 95 no problems to report traveling northbound from columbia all the way to downtown bullet your; just a 12 minute ride. -- baltimore. just a 12 minute ride. megan and charlie, over to you. cup of coffee, a glass of juice, the shot of vodka. >> listen to this. it's turning out your breakfast could look a little bit more like happy hour. >> what one bakery is now putting in their pastries just a little something extra but don't worry you'll still pass a field sobriety test. side of the beltway. an 11 minute ride as well on the outer loop from 795 down to 95. megan and charlie, over to you. news time now 5:31. he was 17 years old killed in a car crash on tuesday night. now they are planning to honor the man's life. abc2 news linda so is here with the details and what are they planning to do? >> reporter: friends of michael mcvery are i plan to hold a vigil in his honor and tomorrow night the varsity football team
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at westminster high school where mcverry was a senior play to dedicate the game to him. alcohol or drugs was not a factor in the crash that killed the 17-year-old tuesday night. it happened in carol county. he was riding in a car driven by 18-year-old nicolas gaetani. the driver of the neon was treated and released and gaetani still being treated at shock trauma. they knew eight away something let you in on a secret... we don't have to wait until black friday to get the terrible had happened. >> a lot of the residents around here responded as fast as they could but there was really not much we can do for the one young man that died. >> reporter: counselors are on hand at westminster high to help grieving students. linda so, abc2 news. a 9-year-old girl who lost everything in a house fire is using that experience to help other victims just like her. 9 hontz is from anne arundel county -- lauren hontz is from anne arundel county. from that tragedy she created lauren's luggage. break-the-door-down black friday prices on appliances at the home depot. we can upgrade to sleeker... larger and more energy-efficient at black friday prices... today. uh-oh. looks like the secret's out. more saving. more doing. that's the power of the home depot. right now, get this maytag 4-door refrigerator for just $1698. save $800.
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you see she stuffed suitcases full of blankets and night lights and children's books and other things that could comfort other people who have lost everything. things that she missed in those first few days after her family's fire. >> you know she lost everything. she didn't have a whole lot to give but she was willing to give what she had. >> because it just feels nice giving poem stuff and helping them -- people stuff and helping them out. that's just a nice feeling. >> the luggage and everything inside it is either donated to her organization opaqued up from -- or picked up from goodwill. then lauren delivers the luggage to local firefighters who deliver it away -- give it away to families. first monster and now five hour energy is under fire. there are reports of 13 deaths over the past four years that cited a possible involvement of the five hour energy drink. the fda filings link the drink to more than 30 incidents involving serious or life- threatening injuries like heart attacks and convulsions. the company says their product is safe when used as directed and it's unaware of any deaths
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proven to be caused by the drinking of the popular energy drink. all right, news around the nation. three men suspected of robbing a bank lead police on a wild chase. those robbers take off down a busy highway in florida. dodging and weaving in and out of every lane. this caught on camera. the driver slams into the back of another car then swerves into on coming traffic. the men flee on foot and trying to scale a fence. they are trying their best to get away but police grabbed them ask all three under thank you for joining us on this thursday morning. if you like to have a doughnut with your morning breakfast, the story might intrigue you. arrest. a police officer comes within seconds of possibly losing his life the whole thing caught on camera. dashcam video shows the car coming right at him. then swerving to avoid a total head-on collision. the officer had just gotten back into his vehicle. if he had taken a few seconds longer to get inside, he might have been killed. the officer had minor injuries and there's no word on what caused the driver to lose control of his car. there is a gun range where you can go and there are no >> there's a bakery that's whipping up fresh homemade doughnuts with something extra inside. alcohol. delight pastries in chicago sells what it's now calling drunken doughnuts filled with a type of liquor infused jams and custards and you might try anything from a custard vodka to a chocolate godiva liquor doughnut. they date back to the 17th century. >> wow, mosey doughnut. >> oh my god.
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paper targets. instead you actually get to shoot at other people. combat city the in florida and -- is in florida. first you get chicked for hiddens -- checked for hidden weapons and ammunition and then your gun is modified. you're suited up to protect and then the important areas of your body like your head and your neck and make no mistake you might feel some pain. >> there is supposed to be a degree of pain with it. i love them. >> sounds like she's had a couple. now just in case you were wondering you cannot get drunk off the drunken doughnuts. they cook the fillings which eliminates a lot of the alcohol and leaves behind the flavor. they sound pretty good though. don't they? charlie's apparently had a couple of them too i guess. what we're doing during the commercial breaks. >> yeah! [ laughter ] oh wow. coming up this morning, at so that you do learn from it. someone is trying to hurt you. you learn how to be as tactical as a civilian can be. >> employees there say firing at a paper target only improves your shot. however, these scenarios they set up test to see if you have what it takes to shoot someone if your life depended on it. between hurricanes and the nor'easters, the wild weather 6:00, those black friday deals are good and some may be too good like the doughnuts. >> angie barnett with the better business bureau is going to be joining us in the studio with some advice. >> you probably have to eat a lot if you're eating for four. how many calories one pregnant mom said she needed to nourish her triplets. >> it's a bird, it's a plane, it's the ufo? there's an unusual site in the skies but exact -- sight in the skies but exactly what is that? >> and maryland's most powerful
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doesn't seem to stop. >> a rare tornado caught on camera. this area of the world certainly doesn't need any more bizarre weather. >> and more than a week after the election, governor romney speaks out what he thinks made the difference in president obama's re-election victory. radar is dry right now. i'll tell if you there's wet weather in our future coming up. >> well, lynette everything is up to speed here on 83 at warren road. i'll let you know what traffic looks like on 95 and the beltway coming up on "good morning maryland."
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a spectacular sight in western japan, check out the tornado spinning over the pacific ocean. no injuries or damage have been reported and it lasted about ten minutes. and it disintegrated before it ever hit land. it is rare to see a tornado in japan and officials do warn that more tornadoes and strong winds and lightning are coming. a little closer to home we're dealing with some cold temperatures out there. the aftermath of sandy? lynette they need the warmth. >> they need the warmth but we also need the warmth too because we're dealing with some very cold temperatures. so as the kids head out to the bus stop this morning, make sure you bundle them up once again. that's going to be the words that we'll be using the next several days. bundle them up. 37 degrees is what we're working with at the bus stop this morning ask into the afternoon, that temperature at 48 degrees. still quite chilly. these temperatures really not warming up today it's going to be cold from start to end. speaking of the bus stop and
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the kids i visited langston hughes elementary school yesterday and i have to give a shutout to the kids there. but there's going to be more to come. so you need to stand by at the 6:00 hour. i have a little gift that i want show you on the air and another shoutout across the area. lauren cook has a check of the traffic. good morning. good morning lynette. glad you had a great time at the school with all the kids yesterday. we are dealing with a crash on glen falls parkway at windsor mill road and more problems in the city. falls road is going to be shut down between lafayette avenue and clipper mill road. actually removing some debris in the area and not scheduled to reopen until 3:00 p.m. on november 18th. stick with 83 as your alternate route. as we check in ask take a live look downtown here at 395 everything moving along. no problems getting through the fort mchenry tunnel. megan and charlie, over to you. he claims innocence to the bitter end and now lance armstrong is taking another hit. >> yeah coming up we're going to it will you about the changes tom -- about the
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changes coming to the cyclist's charitable foundation. >> and hearings over the benghazi attack that killed four americans begins today. we are going to show you the role general david petraeus could play in the proceedings. [ harry umlaut ] the five stages of muller. suspicion: it's yogurt, how good can it be?
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revision. "actually, this ain't bad"? surprise! "look at this cool corner thingy!" desolation. "it's gone." anticipation "hey! there's more in the fridge." [ male announcer ] muller. the european for yummy.
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thanks for staying with us, general david petraeus will now testify at a hearing on friday about the benghazi attack back on september 11th in which four americans died. abc2 news linda so is here with those details and linda, is this hearing going to be open to the public? >> reporter: it is not. it will happen behind closed doors at a house intelligence committee hearing. we've learned petraeus will testify early friday morning. when the attack happened in mbenga zoo killing four americans on september 11th petraeus personally flew there to investigate. he was originally scheduled to testify this week but that was derailed when he resigned as director of the cia after admitting to an affair and for the first time since the scandal broke, the president weighed in. >> i have no evidence at this point from what i've seen that classified information was disclosed. that in any way would have had annoying tiff impact on your national -- a negative impact on our national security. >> reporter: the president hopes in the end the paula
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broadwell affair will be a simple blimp on the radar so petraeus' otherwise stellar career. linda so, abc2 news. right now, mitt romney has one theory as to why president obama won re-election. he says the president offered what he called quote gifts to minorities and young voters. mitt romney was making those comments while on the phone with top donors. he says that obama's campaign focused on things like free contraception and that was to woo young women. and also a amnesty of children of illegal immigrants to push hispanics to the polls as well. the doping scandal surrounding lance armstrong is causing another big change. the lance armstrong foundation is formally dropping his name from its title. for nears the foundation -- years the foundation was known informally as live strong. he founded the cancer children in 1997 after he was diagnosed with testicular cancer. he stepped away from the
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organization last month. five things to know on this thursday morning. the department of justice is expected to announce a settlement with oil giant bp over the responsibility for that massive gulf oil spill and deal with the negligence in this case. as well as payments for the spill. the families of the victims in the colorado movie theater shooting are getting money today from a $5 million relief fund. $200,000 is going toals who -- families who lost loved ones and those who suffered permanent physical damage. the rest will be divided among those who were injured. you get a free sandwich if you bring a perishable food item. they will be distributed to new york, new jersey and maryland. you can drop them off from 9:00 this morning until 9:00 tonight at chick-fil-a. going to find out today who's making home the -- taking home the title of most valuable player in the american and national league. media reports suggest san francisco catcher buster posey
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is a shoo-in and trout are names floating around for the a. l.. trout the rookie with the angels and cabrera triple crown win they are year. tonight president obama will host the cast and crew of "lincoln" to see a special screening of it. it's happening at the white house. have you thought about quitting smoking no today is the great american smokeout. the american cancer society wants to help you. each year smoking causes the early deaths of almost half a million americans. to get the tips on stopping contact the acs. a number of groups also taking part like the university of baltimore and howard county general hospital. right now 5:47. looking for a good place to eat with the family you can always try one of the six maryland restaurants that made the list of the best places to eat in the united states. the website opentable compiles the winners from more than five million reviews that are submitted to its site.
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the reviews were then collected between november of last year and october 31st of this year. and among the winners, let's see if any of your favorites are on the list. the wood bury kitchen in baltimore and the charleston in harbor east. and we are going to post the entire list on our website, abc2news.com. well, popular program lending ereaders to patrons is now expanding to the enoch pratt free library system. about two dozen nooks can be checked out at the waverly and reisterstown locations. they can now offer them to all 22 brunches thanks to a -- branches thanks to a huge donation. harbor east is getting into the holiday spirit. the group kicks off its second year of the -- of it's a waterfront life is happening tonight. organizers with the campaign will talk about the events that they have planned for this season. local artists will be unveiling their holiday window displays at the shops around the area and restaurants also returning this year. so the light show spectacular
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that's happening tomorrow on "good morning maryland" linda so is going to give us a sneak preview of the light show. always pretty cool. all right, now be honest have you ever gone the wrong way down an escalator? you know you go up the down or down the up. >> i never have. no. but this guy certainly has a story to tell. and you probably have never seen anything like. that look at him go the wrong way. this is a british tv producer who took out his camera phone when he noticed this guy trying to go down the up escalator. look at all the commuters they're yelling at him. one even grabbed him. but he persisted. so the producer says based on the disheveled look of this guy, the businessman perhaps maybe had too much to drink and finally somebody hit the stop button and the man got off escalator. what'd you call him? the human hamster? >> human hamster. that was right. [ laughter ] i was -- >> i was just trying to think. >> what's going on there? >> yeah. all right, lynette let's talk about the weather.
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>> okay. the story you guys have been putting before me -- >> i know. >> i don't know what to say the morning. >> maybe you feel like a hamster this morning in a wheel going with the cold weather. >> unfortunately not so much. temperatures below average even into the 50s tomorrow. so we're looking at 33 degrees right now in manchester. have the big coat there. more of the same as we head into baltimore. you see that update right before your eyes? 37 to 36. so the temperature dropping in baltimore right now. we're seeing 36 degrees in bel air as well. 39 in centreville and easton at 40 and huntingtown at 41- degrees can more of -- more and more of the same in annapolis. also some cloud cover this morning. yes it is out there you can see it across the area. and also down to the south, we can see around the carolinas right now some wet weather. this little disturbance moving awe cross that area. we'll -- across that area. will stay away from us, you can pick out where high pressure is back to the west on this map.
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not any clouds across that -- where it is around the ohio valley right now. this will pretty much stay away from us throughout the day. and it's kind of battling with that disturbance to the south, and we will be getting a few
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